Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Timothy Duffy Collection, 1990-2004.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Duffy, Timothy.
Collection number: 20044
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Abstract: Timothy Duffy (1963- ), folklorist and musician, produced field recordings of the American roots tradition as an undergraduate at Warren Wilson College and while working on a Read more…

J. Taylor Doggett Collection, 1991-2005.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Doggett, J. Taylor.
Collection number: 20286
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Abstract: J. Taylor Doggett is a businessman and writer who has extensively researched, among various other interests, the 1950s R&B group the 5 Royales, swing bandleaders, and musicians Read more…

DeFord Bailey in the John Edwards memorial collection, undated.

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Abstract: Dubs of commercial recordings of DeFord Bailey, African-American harmonica player and member of the Grand Ole Opry, 1925-1941, playing old-time tunes and blues on the harmonica. Read more…

Kevin Delaney Collection, 1970-1994.

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Creator: Delaney, Kevin.
Collection number: 20035
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Abstract: Kevin Delaney was born in 1946 in Washington, D.C. Between 1970 and 1974 he traveled through Ireland, Scotland, and the American Midwest and Southeast, recording country, Read more…

Slim Bryant in the John Edwards Memorial collection, undated.

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Abstract: Thomas Hoyt “Slim” Bryant (1908- ), Anglo-American early country music singer from Bolton, Ga.; and the Golden Gate Quartet, Read more…

John Buinson collection, 1967 April 8.

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Abstract: Live recording of Elbert Freeman (ca. 1910- ), African American fiddler from Georgia, and Nathaniel Ford (ca. 1910- ), African American guitarist from Georgia, performing blues and old-time Read more…

Barbara Lau collection, 1979-2004.

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Creator: Lau, Barbara (Barbara A.)
Collection number: 20055
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Abstract: Barbara Lau (1958- ), folklorist and program coordinator, has studied African-American shape-note singing groups in the midwest, coordinated the 1983 Shape-Note Singing Read more…

Tom Davenport collection,1973-1995

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Creator: Davenport, Tom.
Collection Number: 20025
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Abstract:¬†Tom Davenport is an independent filmmaker and film distributor living in Delaplane, Va. He began work in film with documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock and Don Pennebacker in New York and made his first independent film in 1969. In 1970, he returned to rural Virginia Read more…

Brett Sutton and Peter Hartman collection, 1976.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Sutton, Brett and Peter Hartman.
Collection number: 20042
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Abstract: Brett Sutton (1948- ) was born and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He eared as Masters degree in 1976 from the Curriculum of Folklore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His thesis focused on African American spiritual folk Read more…

Kip Lornell collection, 1973-1975.

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Creator: Lornell, Kip, 1953-
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Abstract: Performances and interviews with African American blues and pre- blues secular musicians from North Carolina. Music performed includes blues, old-time songs and tunes, Read more…